With Halloween coming up, at ID we wanted to find about which films and costumes people love. Using Google Trends, hardcore Horror movie fans and Halloween enthusiasts we looked into search interest in the past five years in the UK. We picked 75 movies including classic titles and most recent releases from 2011 to date.
Key findings include:
- 30% of the top interest horror films include zombies
- 1960’s Psycho is the top movie in search interest in the past five years
- Zombies were the second most popular costume choice in the past week
Costumes average search interest increases about five weeks before Halloween
The Conclusion: Zombie lovers or Classics fans?
And Zombies rise near Halloween!
Top 10 Movies in the Past Five Years (Average Search Interest)
Top Costumes in the last 7 days (Average Search Interest)
Top Costumes in the last 12 months (Average Search Interest)
Data: Google Trends